Authorisation of surveillance and human intelligence sources
Section 17: Appeals to the Chief Surveillance Commissioner: supplementary
71.Where the Chief Surveillance Commissioner has determined an appeal under section 16, subsection (1) requires him to give notice of his determination to:
the person who brought the appeal; and
the ordinary Surveillance Commissioner whose decision was appealed against.
72.Subsection (2) provides that where the appeal is dismissed, he will report his findings to the appellant, the ordinary Surveillance Commissioner and to the Scottish Ministers.
73.Subsection (3) provides that the Chief Surveillance Commissioner shall not, other than as mentioned in subsection (2), give any reasons for his determination.